|Collection||HCHS Quilt Collection|
|Catalog Number||Quilt 11|
Pattern: Single Irish Chain
Size Blocks: Each small square is 3.5", each 25-patch is 16.75"
Set: Pieced blocks, 13 full, 2 partial. The corners on the alternate plain blocks are appliqued.
Fabrics: All cotton, at least 78 different cotton prints. Glazing still on some fabrics.
Backing: Pieced two fabrics, narrow stripe and a floral funky stripe.
Border: No border
Technique: All had piecing and hand-quilting
Batting: Presumed cotton, thin
Binding: Straight grain, applied 1/4" wide, applied by hand front and back
Quilting: Signature quilted in, leaves and stars in alternate blocks
|Provenance||Appliqued on patch in center signed "Rebecca Cliffton Hampton's Work" in ink, and "Sarah Elizabeth Hampton" in quilting at the very top.|
Hampton, Sarah Elizabeth Cliffton